Limited Submission Program (LSP)


The LSP is responsible for the management of limited submission opportunities (LSOs). LSOs are extramural funding opportunities that either limit the number of applications UCSF may put forward to a given sponsor or require some other kind of internal coordination (e.g., to eliminate unnecessary duplication of instrument requests). The LSP is responsible for the dissemination, solicitation and selection of proposals for such limited submission funding opportunities at UCSF.


Calendar of Recurring LSOs

Opportunities noted in the table linked above are typically offered the same time each year. Please note that both availability and eligibility requirements noted are approximate, and subject to change.


Current LSOs

 

NSF Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (S-STEM)
Click here for LOI
Internal Deadline: January 24th, 2017 (10am)
Sponsor Deadline: March 29th, 2017

FFAR 2017 New Innovator in Food and Agriculture Research Award
Click here for LOI
Internal Deadline: January 26th, 2017 (10am)
Sponsor Deadline for Nominees: February 28th, 2017

HHS Partnerships to Achieve Health Equity 
Click here for LOI
Internal Deadline: January 26th, 2017 (10am)
Sponsor Deadline: March 31st, 2017

HHS National Lupus Outreach and Clinical Trial Education Program
Click here for LOI
Internal Deadline: January 26th, 2017 (10am)
Sponsor Deadline: March 31st, 2017

 

 


Extended Deadline

Please Note: A LSO becomes eligible for Extended Deadline when the LSP internal deadline has passed without receiving any applications. An opportunity will remind open and listed below until the sponsor deadline. To express interest in applying for these opportunities, please email LOI form to limitedsubmissions@ucsf.edu.

 

HRSA Maternal and Child Environmental Health Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network (CoIIN)
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Sponsor Deadline: January 31st, 2017

CDC Improving HPV Vaccination Coverage Among Adolescent Patients: A Randomized Controlled Trial of AFIX and Remote Physician-to-Physician Engagement Strategies
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Sponsor Deadline: February 7th, 2017

NSF I-Corps Sites
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Sponsor Deadline: February 9th, 2017

NIH NCI Coordinating Center for PROSPR
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Sponsor Deadline: February 9th, 2017

NSF Inclusion across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science
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Sponsor Deadline: February 14th, 2017

NSF Cultivating Cultures for Ethical STEM
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Sponsor Deadline: February 15th, 2017

HRSA Autism Transitions Research Project (ATRP)
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Sponsor Deadline: February 17th, 2017

HRSA Increasing Organ Donation Awareness
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Sponsor Deadline: February 17th, 2017
 

HRSA State Public Health Coordinating Center for Autism
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Sponsor Deadline: February 17th, 2017

HRSA Health Care Delivery System Innovations for Children with Medical Complexity
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Sponsor Deadline: February 27th, 2017

HRSA Ryan White HIV/AIDS Part C Capacity Development Program
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Sponsor Deadline: February 28th, 2017

HRSA Using Evidence Informed Interventions to Improve Health Outcomes among People Living with HIV - Technical Assistance Coordinating Center
Click here for LOI
Sponsor Deadline: March 1st, 2017

CDC Household Transmission of Influenza Viruses in the Community
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Sponsor Deadline: March 1st, 2017

NIH NIAID T Cell Reagent Research for the Study of Allergic Diseases
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Sponsor Deadline: March 3rd, 2017

NIH NCI PDX Data Commons and Coordinating Center for the PDX Development and Trial Centers Research Network 
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Sponsor Deadline: March 3rd, 2017

HRSA National Maternal and Child Center for Oral Health Systems Integration and Improvement
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Sponsor Deadline: March 6th, 2017

HRSA Emergency Medical Services for Children Data Center
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Sponsor Deadline: March 10th, 2017

 

Process:

1. LSP learns of LSOs in several ways: UCSF receives an invitation from a private foundation to submit nominees, a federal funding opportunity becomes available, the LSP receives direct notification of an LSO or an LSO is identified by the LSP.

2. The opportunity is announced to the campus via the LSP listserv and applications for an internal competition are invited. To subscribe to the LSP listserv, please visit https://listsrv.ucsf.edu/cgi-bin/wa?A0=LIMITED_SUBS and click "Subscribe." A list of all current LSOs as well as a table of typically recurring LSOs are maintained online (linked above).

3. All applications or internal LOIs are due to limitedsubmissions@ucsf.edu by 10am on the internal due date, unless stated otherwise in the announcement.

4. Pre-Application vs. Internal LOI process:

a. Pre-Applications are used when the LSP anticipates more than a single application

i. Under the direction of the Chair, the LSP Advisory Committee identifies a review committee comprised of former awardees and faculty with area-specific expertise.

ii. Each application is reviewed and scored by at least two reviewers. The application with the best score is selected and the nominee receives institutional approval.

b. Internal LOIs are used to gauge interest for any given LSO:

i. LSP Advisory Committee Chair reviews LOI and provides institutional approval for applicant to move forward with a full application.

ii. If multiple LOIs are received by the internal deadline, a full internal competition will be held, and applicants will be asked to submit a pre-application and then proceed with the workflow described above.

5. After institutional approval, nominees move forward with a full application to the sponsor:

a. For opportunities sponsored by private foundations, the LSP coordinates with UCSF's Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations to provide nominees with editorial support. Nominees are always notified if this support is available.

b. For all opportunities, the LSP notifies RMS of all internal nominees who have received institutional approval to move forward with the full application.

c. The LSP's involvement ends with results notification to all applicants. PIs should work with their department RMS teams and identify the date by which RMS will need the full application prior to the sponsor application due date.
 


Governing Body:

The LSP resides in the Research Development Office (RDO) and is provided operational oversight by the RDO Director and guidance through a faculty Advisory Committee. Together they are charged with establishing policies and procedures. The members of the current Advisory Committee, sponsored by the Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost, are:

  • Danica Galonic Fujimori, Chair, PhD
  • Sophie DuMont, PhD
  • James Fraser, PhD
  • John Imboden, MD
  • Marsha Michie, PhD
  • Mark Moasser, MD
  • Suzaynn Schick, PhD
  • Vineeta Singh, MD

Contact:

Lisa Howard is the primary contact for general inquiries about the limited submission process. For more information contact via email (lisa.howard@ucsf.edu) or phone (415.502.1662).